Faculty Members


Dennis Bryson
Associate Professor

Ph.D. in History from the University of California at Irvine

Areas of Interest: 20th century US cultural, intellectual, and social history. Critical theory, history of the foundations and social sciences in the US, family and gender history.

Email: dennis@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: +90 (312) 290 1932
Office: G-114B


Craig Ireland
Assistant Professor

Ph.D. in Théorie et Épistémologie de la Littérature from the Université de Montréal

Areas of Interest: Social and literary theory, public sphere theory, Western Marxism, Cultural Studies, 18th to 20th-century Western intellectual and cultural history.

Email: ireland@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: +90 (312) 290 3115
Office: G-116A


Daniel Johnson
Assistant Professor

Ph.D. in History from Binghamton University, State University of New York

Areas of Interest: Early America/Atlantic world, social and cultural history, social movements, popular politics, early American literature

Email: daniel.johnson@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: +90 (312) 290 1933
Office: G-116B


Kara McCormack 
Assistant Professor

PhD in American Studies from the University of New Mexico

Areas of Interest: Cultural studies, popular culture, social and cultural history, film and society, mythic American West, science fiction.

Email: kara.mccormack@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: +90 (312) 290 1727
Office: G-115B


Patrick McDonald
Assistant Professor

Ph.D. in English from the State University of New York at Buffalo

Areas of Interest: Early and Nineteenth-Century American Literature, Popular Fiction, Literature and the Law, Political Theory and Political Theology, History of Capitalism

Email: patrick.mcdonald@bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: +90 (0312) 290 31 13
Office: G-113A